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Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (2021) update

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (PCSC, 2021) which was published on 9th March 2021, and had passed its second stage reading on 16th March 2021 (Green Court Chambers, 2021). Backlash UK have been following the progress of the Bill and the subsequent public response to the Bill’s proposals. […]

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A commentary of the progress of the Domestic Abuse Bill (2020) and the proposed non-fatal strangulation legislation

Domestic violence and abuse are pervasive and ubiquitous social issues which plague our society, causing direct harm (occasionally resulting in death) to the individuals and a range of indirect harms to both victims and their families. In the year ending March 2019 ‘an estimated 2.4 million adults aged 16 to […]

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Efforts in Inefficacy: Reflections on the Digital Economy Act and the looming spectre of the Online Harms Bill

The current landscape of pornography legislation in the UK is an ever-shifting entity, struggling to both accurately represent the plethora of sexualities that exist in our society and to effectively and fairly govern the ways in which these sexualities are portrayed. Since the advent of the internet, the public has […]

Getting and Giving What We Want

GETTING AND GIVING WHAT WE WANT – LONDON BASED CONSENT WORKSHOPS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A PARTICIPANT

Consent is an integral factor in almost everything we do, especially when considering sex and intimacy. Consent is often misunderstood as passive agreement, when in fact consent is a dynamic and active process. It seems that the consent workshops couldn’t have been developed at a better time, in light of […]